simply beautiful, delicate and colourful antique Turkish textiles details.

A very delicate sort of needlework found in Turkey is needlepoint lace, called 'oya' or 'igne oyasi' in Turkish. This delicate lace is made using thread and needle, and is, unlike what some people think, not related to crochet or bobbin lace.

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